Washington

Historical Societies, Museums, Historic Preservation Organizations, and Historic Sites in Washington

 

Aberdeen Museum of History

111 E 3rd St

Aberdeen WA 98520

 

African American Museum of WA State

925 Court C

Tacoma WA 98402

 

Air Station Aviation History Center

18008 59th Ave NE

Arlington WA 98223

 

Allied Arts of Seattle

216 First Avenue S, Ste. 253

Seattle WA 98104

206-624-0433

http://www.alliedarts-seattle.org/

 

Allyn Historic Church Association

PO Box 1245

18510 State Rt 3

Allyn WA 98524

360-275-5910

 

Anacortes History Museum

1305 8th Street

Anacortes WA 98221

360-293-1915

http://museum.cityofanacortes.org

 

Antique Car Museum

17812 N Highway 21

Curlew WA 99118

 

Art Deco Society Northwest

PO Box 7771

Olympia WA 98507

360-943-8933

http://www.artdeconw.org

 

Association of King County Historical Organizations

PO Box 3257

Seattle WA 98114

http://www.akcho.org

 

Bainbridge Island Historical Society & Museum

215 Ericksen Avenue NE

Bainbridge Island WA 98110

http://www.bainbridgehistory.org

 

Bellevue Historical Society

PO Box 40535

Bellevue WA 98015

http://www.scn.org/arts/bellehist/

 

Bibbins House

2417 W Pacific Ave

Spokane WA 99204

 

Bigelow House Museum

918 Glass Ave NE

Olympia WA 98506

 

Black Historical Society of Kitsap County

1140 Hewitt Ave

Bremerton WA 98337

 

Blackmans Museum

118 Avenue B

Snohomish WA 98290

 

Bremerton Naval Museum

402 Pacific Ave

Bremerton WA 98337

 

Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture University of Washington

PO Box 353010

Seattle WA 98195

206-543-6450

http://www.burkemuseum.org

 

Burrough’s Museum

408 W Main Ave

Ritzville WA 99169

 

Camas Washougal Historical Society

1 16th St

Washougal, WA 98671-2300

360-835-8742

 

Cascade Rail Foundation

PO Box 462

South Cle Elum WA 98943

509-674-5939

http://www.milwelectric.org

 

Cedar Creek Grist Mill

PO Box 1404

Woodland WA 98674

 

Center for Wooden Boats

1010 Valley St

Seattle WA 98109

206-382-2628

http://www.cwb.org/

 

Chehalis Valley Historical Museum

703 W Pioneer Ave

Montesano WA 98563

 

Chehalis-Centralia Railroad & Museum

1101 Sylvenus Street

Chehalis WA 98532

360-748-9593

http://steamtrainride.com

 

Clallam County Historical Society

PO Box 1327

Port Angeles WA 98362

360-452-2662

http://www.clallamhistoricalsociety.com

 

Clark County Historical Museum

1511 Main St

Vancouver WA 98660

 

Coast Guard Museum

1519 Alaskan Way S

Seattle WA 98134

 

Colbert House Museum

Ilwaco WA

360-642-3078

http://www.parks.wa.gov/parks/?selectedpark=Cape%20Disappointment

 

Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum

990 SW Rock Creek Drive

PO Box 396

Stevenson WA 98648

800-991-2338

http://www.columbiagorge.org

 

Corbin & Moore-Turner Heritage Gardens

2111 S. Rustle Road

Spokane WA 99224

509-838-4786

http://www.heritagegardens.org

 

Corbin Art Center

507 W 7th Ave

Spokane WA 99204

509-625-6677

http://www.spokaneparks.org/corbin/

 

Cowlitz County Historical Museum

405 Allen St

Kelso WA 98626

 

Crosby House Museum

703 Deschutes Way SW

Olympia WA 98501

 

D. O. Pearson House

27108 102nd Ave NW

PO Box 69

Stanwood WA 98292

360-629-6110

http://www.sahs-fncc.org

 

Dayton Historical Depot Society

222 E. Commercial Street

Dayton WA 99328

http://www.daytonhistoricdepot.org/

 

Des Moines Historical Society

PO Box 98055

Seattle WA 98198

206-824-5226

http://www.dmhs.org/

 

Douglas County Historical Society

PO Box 6362

Waterville WA 98858

 

Dr. Frank R. Burroughs Home

408 West Main Street

Box 524

Ritzville WA 99169

509-659-1656

http://museums.goritzville.com/burroughs.php

 

Dupont Historical Museum

207 Barksdale Ave

Dupont WA 98327

 

Duvall Historical Society

26526 NE Cherry Valley Rd

Duvall WA 98019

 

East Benton County Historical Museum

205 Keewaydin Dr

Kennewick WA 99336

 

Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve

162 Cemetery Road

Coupeville WA 98239

360-678-6084

http://www.nps.gov/ebla

 

Edmonds Historical Museum

PO Box 52

Edmonds WA 98020

425-774-0900

http://www.historicedmonds.org/

 

Everett Firefighter’s Hall & Fire Museum

2811 Oakes

Everett WA 98201

206-259-8639

http://www.everettfirefighters.org

 

Ferndale Heritage Society

PO Box 3127

Ferndale WA 98248

360-384-6461

 

Filipino American National Historical Society

810 18th Ave

Seattle WA 98122

 

Finn Hall Farm

970 Finn Hall Rd

Port Angeles WA 98362

 

Fire Service Museum of the Northwest

PO Box 1406

Bremerton WA 98337

 

Foothills Historical Society Museum

PO Box 530

Buckley WA 98321

 

Fort Columbia State Park

Hwy 101

Chinook WA

http://www.parks.wa.gov/parks/?selectedpark=Fort%20Columbia

 

Fort Flagler State Park

10541 Flagler Road

Nordland WA 98358

http://www.parks.wa.gov/parks/?selectedpark=Fort%20Flagler

 

Fort Okanogan State Park

Hwy 17

Brewster WA

509-923-2473

 

Fort Simcoe State Park

White Swan WA

509-874-2372

http://www.parks.wa.gov/parks/?selectedpark=Fort%20Simcoe

 

Fort Vancouver Historical Society Inc

1511 Main St

Vancouver WA 98660

 

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site

612 E. Reserve Street

Vancouver WA 98661

360-816-6200

http://www.nps.gov/fova

 

Fort Walla Walla Museum

755 Myra Road

Walla Walla WA 99362

509-525-7703

http://www.fortwallawallamuseum.org/

 

Fort Worden State Park

200 Battery Way

Port Townsend WA 98368

360-344-4400

http://www.parks.wa.gov/fortworden

 

Fox Island Historical Society

PO Box 242

Fox Island WA 98333

253-549-2461

http://www.foxisland.net/historical.htm

 

Franklin County Historical Museum

305 N 4th Ave

Pasco WA 99301

 

Friends of Olympic National Park

PO Box 2438

Port Angeles WA 98362

 

Friends of Skagit County

110 N. First St. #C

P.O. Box 2632

Mount Vernon, WA 98273-2632

360-419-0988

friends@fidalgo.net

www.friendsofskagitcounty.org

 

Future of Flight Aviation Center and Boeing Tour

8415 Paine Field Blvd

Mukilteo WA 98275

425-438-8100

http://www.futureofflight.org

 

Gate Schoolhouse Community Club Moon Road

Rochester WA 98579

360-789-3698

 

Gig Harbor Peninsula Historical Society

PO Box 744

Gig Harbor WA 98335

253-858-6722

http://www.gigharbormuseum.org/

 

Grant County Historical Museum

742 Basin St NW

Ephrata WA 98823

 

Grant House – Folk Art Center

706 Rhododendron Dr

Vancouver WA 98661

 

Harbor History Museum

4121 Harborview Drive

PO Box 744

Gig Harbor WA 98335

253-858-6722

http://www.gigharbormuseum.org

 

Hartline School Preservation Association

PO Box 153

Hartline WA 99135

http://www.heartofhartline.com

 

Henderson House Museum

602 Deschutes Way SW

Olympia WA 98501

 

Heritage Flight Museum

PO Box 1630

Eastsound WA 98245

 

Hibulb Cultural Center and Natural History Preserve

6410 23rd Ave NE

Tulalip WA 98271

360-716-2600

http://hibulbculturalcenter.org

 

Historic Fort Steilacoom Association

PO Box 88447

Steilacoom WA 98388

253-582-5838

 

Historic Preservation of King County

618 2nd Ave

Seattle WA 98104

 

Historic Seattle

1117 Minor Ave

Seattle WA 98101

206-622-6952

http://www.historicseattle.org/

 

Historical Society of Federal Way

31805 7th Ave SW

Federal Way WA 98023

 

History House

790 N 34th St

Seattle WA 98103

 

History Ink / HistoryLink

1425 4th Ave, Suite 710

Seattle WA 98101

206-447-8140

http://www.historylink.org

 

Hoquiam’s Castle

515 Chenault Ave

Hoquiam, WA 98550

 

Hydroplane & Race Boat Museum

1605 S 93rd St Bldg ED

Seattle WA 98108

 

Ilwaco Heritage Museum

115 Lake St

Ilwaco WA 98624

 

Island County Historic Society

PO Box 305

Coupeville WA 98239

http://www.islandhistory.org/

 

Issaquah Historical Society

PO Box 695

Issaquah WA 98027

425-392-3500

http://issaquahhistory.org/

 

Jefferson County Historical Society

540 Water Street

Port Townsend WA 98368

360-385-1003

http://www.jchsmuseum.org

 

Jewish Historical Society of Washington

2031 3rd Ave

Seattle WA 98121

 

Job Carr Cabin Museum

2350 N 30th St

Tacoma WA 98403

 

Kelly Art Deco Lighting Museum

2000 Sims

Port Townsend WA 98368

360-379-9030

http://www.thedecomuseum.com

 

Kenmore Heritage Society

PO Box 82027

Kenmore WA 98028

http://www.scn.org/civic/kenmoreheritage/

 

Key Peninsula Historical Society

PO Box 577

Vaughn WA 98394

 

Kirkland Heritage Society

1032 4th St

Kirkland WA 98033

 

Kirkman House Museum

214 N Colville St

Walla Walla WA 99362

 

Kitsap County Historical Society Inc

280 4th St

Bremerton WA 98337

 

Kittitas County Museum

114 E 3rd Ave

Ellensburg WA 98926

 

Klickitat County Historical Society

127 W Broadway St

Presby Mansion

Goldendale WA 98620

 

Klondike Gold Rush

Seattle Unit National Historical Park

319 Second Avenue South

Seattle WA 98104

206-220-4240

http://www.nps.gov/klse

 

Korean American Historical Society

10303 Meridian Ave N

Seattle WA 98133

 

Lacey Museum

829.5 Lacey St. SE

Lacey WA 98503

306-438-0209

http://www.ci.lacey.wa.us

 

Lake Chelan Historical Society

PO Box 1948

Chelan WA 98816

509-682-5644

http://www.chelanvalley.com/history/

 

Lake Stevens Historical Museum

1802 124th Avenue Northeast

Lake Stevens WA 98258

 

Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center

Ilwaco WA

360-642-3029

http://www.parks.wa.gov/lewisandclark/lcinterpctr.asp

 

Lewis County Historical Museum

599 NW Front Way

Chehalis WA 98532

360-748-0831

http://www.lewiscountymuseum.org

 

Log Cabin Museum

416 Sidney Ave

Port Orchard WA 98366

 

Loon Lake Historical Society

4000 Colville Rd

Loon Lake WA 99148

 

Lynden Pioneer Museum

217 Front St

Lynden WA 98264

 

Magnolia Historical Society

2107 2nd Ave W

Seattle WA 98119

http://www.magnoliahistoricalsociety.org

 

Makah Cultural & Research Center

PO Box 160

Neah Bay WA 98357

360-645-2711

http://www.makah.com/mcrchome.htm

 

Maple Valley Historical Society

23015 SE 216th Way

Maple Valley WA 98038

 

Marshall House

1301 Officers Row

Vancouver WA 98661

360-693-3103

http://www.fortvan.org

 

Maryhill Museum of Art

35 Maryhill Museum Dr

Goldendale WA 98620

509-773-3733

http://www.maryhillmuseum.org/

 

Mason County Historical Society Museum

427 W Railroad Ave

Mason County Fairgrounds

Shelton WA 98584

 

McAllister Museum of Aviation

2008 S 16th Ave

Yakima WA 98903

 

McCleary Historical Society

PO Box 554

McCleary WA 98557

 

Mercer Island Historical Society

PO Box 111

Mercer Island WA 98040

206-236-3274

http://www.mihistory.org/

 

Molson Historical Society

539 Molson Rd

Oroville WA 98844

 

Museum and Arts Center

175 West Cedar Street

Sequim WA 98382

360-683-8110

http://www.sequimmuseum.org

 

Museum Historical Society

700 N Wynne St

Colville WA 99114

 

Museum of Flight

9404 E Marginal Way S

Seattle WA 98108

 

National Archives and Records Administration

Pacific Alaska Region

6125 Sand Point Way NE

Seattle WA 98115

206-336-5115

http://www.archives.gov/pacific-alaska/seattle

 

National Railway Historical Society – Tacoma

PO Box 340

Tacoma WA 98401

253-383-2626

http://www.nrhs.com/chapters/tacoma

 

Naval Undersea Museum

1103 Hunley Road

Silverdale WA 98315

360-396-4148

 

Nordic Heritage Museum

3014 NW 67th St

Seattle WA 98117

206-789-5707

http://www.nordicmuseum.org/

 

North Central Washington Museum

127 S Mission St

Wenatchee WA 98801

 

North Clark Historical Museum

21416 NE 399th Street

PO Box 296

Amboy WA 98601

360-247-5800

 

Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture

2316 W 1st Ave

Spokane WA 99201

509-456-3931

http://www.northwestmuseum.org

 

Northwest Railway Museum

38625 SE King Street

Snoqualmie WA 98065

425-888-3030

http://www.trainmuseum.org

 

Northwest Seaport

1002 Valley St

Maritime Heritage Center

Seattle WA 98109

206-447-9800

http://www.nwseaport.org/

 

Odyssey, the Maritime Discovery Center

2205 Alaskan Way, Pier 66

Seattle WA 98121

206-374-4000

http://www.ody.org

 

Okanogan County Historical Museum

PO Box 1129

Okanogan WA 98840

 

Okanogan Fire Hall and Museum

1410 2nd Avenue North

Okanogan WA 98840

509-422-4272

http://okanoganhistory.org

 

Olga Strawberry Council

11 Pt. Lawrence Road

Olga WA 98279

206-245-9537

http://www.olgastrawberrycouncil.org

 

Olmstead Place State Park

North Ferguson Road

Ellensburg WA 98926

509-925-1943

http://www.parks.wa.gov/parkpage.asp?selectedpark=Olmstead+Place&pageno=1

 

Olympic Flight Museum

7637 Old Hwy 99 Southeast

Olympia WA 98501

 

Orcas Society for Historical & Natural Preservation

PO Box 1363

Eastsound WA 98245

 

Pacific County Historical Society & Museum

PO Box P

South Bend WA 98586

360-875-5224

http://www.pacificcohistory.org/

 

Pacific Northwest Historians Guild

PO Box 85457

Seattle WA 98145

http://www.pnwhistorians.org/

 

Pearson Air Museum

1501 E. Evergreen Blvd

Vancouver WA 98661

360-816-6230

http://www.fortvan.org

 

Pend Oreille County Historical Society

PO Box 1409

Newport WA 99156

http://www.pocmuseum.org/

 

Pomeroy Living History Farm

20902 NE Lucia Falls Rd

Yacolt WA 98675

360-686-3537

http://www.pomeroyfarm.org

 

Prairie House Museum

PO Box 1238

Spanaway WA 98387

 

Preserve Our Island

7318 SW 258th Pl

Vashon WA 98070

 

Puget Sound Coast Artillery Museum

200 Battery Way

Fort Worden State Park

Port Townsend WA 98368

360-385-0373

 

Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society

PO Box 9731

Seattle WA 98109

206-624-3028

http://pugetmaritime.org

 

Queen Anne Historical Society

PO Box 19432

Seattle WA 98119

http://www.qahistory.org

 

Railroad Depot Museum

Railroad Avenue & Washington Street

Box 524

Ritzville WA 99169

509-659-1656

http://museums.goritzville.com

 

Rainier Valley Historical Society

PO Box 18143

Seattle WA 98118

 

Redmond Historical Society

The Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center

16600 NE 80 Street, Room 106

Redmond WA 98052

425-885-2919

http://www.redmondhistoricalsociety.org

 

Renton History Museum

235 Mill Ave. South

Renton WA 98057

http://www.rentonwa.gov/rentonhistorymuseum/

 

Rothschild House

540 Water Street

Port Townsend WA 98368

http://www.jchsmuseum.org/Rothschild/house.html

 

S.P.& S. Railway Historical Society

2618 NW 113th Street

Vancouver WA 98685

http://www.spshs.org

 

Sammamish Heritage Society

PMB #222

704 228th Ave NE

Sammamish WA 98074

http://www.iinet.com/~shs/

 

San Juan Island National Historical Park

PO Box 429

Friday Harbor WA 98250

360-378-2902

http://www.nps.gov/sajh

 

San Juan Preservation Trust

PO Box 327

Lopez Island WA 98261

 

Schmidt House

Olympia-Tumwater Foundation

PO Box 4098

Olympia WA 98501

http://www.olytumfoundation.org

 

Seattle Architecture Foundation

Rainier Square Atrium, Third Floor

1333 Fifth Avenue, Suite. 300

Seattle WA 98101

206-667-9184

http://www.seattlearchitecture.org

 

Seattle Metropolitan Police Museum

317 Third Avenue South

Seattle WA 98104

206-748-9991

http://members.aol.com/smpmuseum/

 

Seattle-King County Historical Society

2700 24th Ave E

Seattle WA 98112

 

Shoreline Historical Museum

749 N 175th St

Seattle WA 98133

 

Skagit County Historical Museum

501 South 4th

La Conner WA 98257

 

Skagitonians To Preserve Farmland

414A Snoqualmie Street

P.O. Box 2405

Mount Vernon, WA 98273

360.336.3974

info@skagitonians.org

 http://www.skagitonians.org

 

Small Towns Institute

PO Box 517

Ellensburg WA 98926

 

Snohomish County Museum & Historical Association

PO Box 5556

Everett WA 98206

 

Snohomish Historical Society

118 Avenue B

Snohomish WA 98290

 

Snoqualmie Valley Historical Museum

PO Box 179

North Bend WA 98045

425-888-3200

http://www.snoqualmievalleymuseum.org/

 

South Whidbey Historical Society

PO Box 612

Langley WA 98260

http://www.islandweb.org/swhs/

 

Southwest Seattle Historical Society

3003 61st Ave SW

Seattle WA 98116

206-938-5293

 

Spokane Fire Station Museum

2511 North Lee Street

Spokane WA 99207

509-625-7062

 

Spokane Preservation Advocates

PO Box 785

Spokane WA 99210

509-344-1065

http://www.spokanepreservation.org/

 

Spokane Sea Services Museum

PO Box 3861

Spokane WA 99220

509-325-9067

http://www.navyleaguespokane.org

 

Stanwood Area Historical Society

27108 102nd Ave NW

PO Box 69

Stanwood WA 98292

360-629-6110

http://www.sahs-fncc.org

 

State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame

C/O Tacoma Athletic Commission

PO Box 11304

Tacoma WA 98411

http://www.washingtonsportshalloffame.com/

 

Steilacoom Historical Museum

PO Box 88016

Steilacoom WA 98388

 

Stevens County Historical Society

PO Box 25

Colville WA 99114

 

Sumner Ryan House Museum

1228 Main St

Sumner WA 98390

 

Suquamish Museum

15838 Sandy Hook Road

Poulsbo WA 98370

360-394-8496

http://suquamish.org

 

Swedish Finn Historical Society

5410 17th Ave NW

Seattle WA 98107

 

Tacoma Historical Society

3712 S Cedar St

Tacoma WA 98409

 

The Meeker Mansion

312 Spring St

Puyallup WA 98372

253-848-1770

http://www.meekermansion.org

 

The Polson Museum

1611 Riverside Ave

Hoquiam WA 98550

360-533-5862

http://www.polsonmuseum.org/

 

Vancouver Fire Department Museum

Fire Station 82

900 W. Evergreen Blvd.

Vancouver WA 98660

360-696-8166

 

Vashon Maury Island Heritage Association

PO Box 723

Vashon WA 98070

206-463-7808

http://www.vashonhistory.com/heritageassociation.htm

 

Veterans Memorial Museum

100 SW Veterans Way

Chehalis WA 98532

360-740-8875

http://www.veteransmuseum.org

 

Vintage Motorcycle Museum

545 N Market Blvd

Chehalis WA 98532

360-748-3472

http://www.antiquemotorcycles.net

 

Washington Fire Lookout Museum

123 W Westview

Spokane WA 99218

509-466-9171

 

Washington Museum Association

PO Box 2136

Bellevue WA 98507

http://washingtonstatemuseums.org/

 

Washington State Historical Society

211 21st Ave SW

Olympia WA 98501

 

Washington State Historical Society

750 Anderson St

Vancouver WA 98661

 

Washington State History Museum

1911 Pacific Ave

Tacoma WA 98402

888-238-4373

http://www.wshs.org/

 

Washington State Railroad Historical Society

PO Box 552

Pasco WA 99301

 

Washington Trust for Historic Preservation

1204 Minor Ave

Seattle WA 98101

206-624-9449

http://www.wa-trust.org

 

Westport Maritime Museum & Grays Harbor Lighthouse

PO Box 1074

Westport WA 98595

360-268-0078

http://westportwa.com/museum/

 

Whatcom Museum of History and Art

121 Prospect Street

Bellingham WA 98225

360-676-6981

http://www.whatcommuseum.org

 

Whitman County Historical Society

623 N Perkins Ave

Colfax WA 99111

 

Whitman Mission National Historic Site

328 Whitman Mission Road

Walla Walla WA 99362

509-529-2761

http://www.nps.gov/whmi

 

Working Waterfront Maritime Museum

2602 North Proctor Street #205

Tacoma WA 98407

253-272-2750

http://www.wwfrontmuseum.org

 

Yakama Nation Museum & Cultural Center

PO Box 151

Toppenish WA 98948

http://yakamamuseum.com

 

Yakima Valley Museum & Historical Assoc.

2105 Tieton Dr

Yakima WA 98902